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Production Supervisor - 2nd shift Job

DATE: Apr 26, 2022

LOCATION: Marshfield, Missouri, United States

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job:  

Primary Location: Marshfield , Missouri 

Relocation Offered: No 

Employment Status:  

Travel: No 

Salary Range: $54,860- $77,410

 

As our Production Supervisor - 2nd shift, you will be responsible for the day-to-day planning and operation of the 2nd shift and manage the completion of customer orders from both production and inventory.  You will also oversee all departmental operations in a manner that enhances the plant’s safety, engagement, cost, productivity, efficiency, quality, and customer service.

 

What you'll be doing:

  • Actively manages the operations of the 900 George Street manufacturing facility and directs the team lead and shop floor employees to successful execution of the goals.
  • Responsible for training and mentoring their team lead in the supervisor duties so that team lead can cover all items in this job description in the supervisor’s absence.
  • Requests time off in a manner not to conflict with the team lead.
  • Utilizes the finished and semi-finished materials inventory for the economical completion of orders.
  • Ensures all completed products are quality compliant and packaged in a manner consistent with our No Shipping Damage code.
  • Works with the 1st shift production supervisors, planner, scheduler, and manager daily to ensure that scheduling and assigning of 2nd shift departmental employees is completed in the most efficient manner possible.
  • Ensures that production areas are consistent with 5S Lean practices. Quickly adapts and directs team to adapt to schedule changes as needed.
  • Responsible for TMS system, ensures that time approvals follow handbook and leave policies.
  • Owns the admin work (e.g., timekeeping, leave issues, manpower planning & overtime scheduling), training & development, performance management to include discipline.
  • Completes pick tickets for large consumption items such as plywood, Poplar lumber and particleboard cores used for drilling and turns those into the Inventory Control Clerk.
  • Recommends warehousing methods to enhance “recut-resize” and damage-free storage for stock.
  • Maintains the daily product report systems for cost control and inventory.
  • Conducts training and updates for direct reports and retains signed documentation for attendees.
  • Updates Training Matrix monthly in SharePoint.

 

General Supervision

  • Drives workgroup to proactively achieve zero injuries / safety incidents.
  • Resources shift to safely meet production goals.
  • Maximizes quality and quantity of custom products to satisfy customer needs.
  • Minimizes controllable costs.
  • Sustains high levels of product quality with a target of zero quality defects or complaints.
  • Communicates expectations and holds team members accountable for delivering exceptional performance results.
  • Manages crew training and ensures cross training and skill depth of associates.
  • Fosters an environment that promotes teamwork and inclusion.
  • Maintains plant housekeeping expectations.

 

Safety

  • Ensures employees completion of all required safety training.
  • Leads execution of monthly team safety requirements – including completion of behavior-based safety observations, near miss reporting, safe work permits, safety meetings, pre-shift safety inspections, departmental inspections, etc.
  • Educates and coaches team members on safe operating procedures and behaviors, and provide reinforcement and feedback where appropriate to drive desired behaviors.
  • Effectively communicates the company’s stand on safety throughout the Operations Department to ensure employees believe in and behave in a manner that supports our stand that all accidents are preventable, safety is everyone’s responsibility, and that working safely is a condition of employment.
  • Performs reporting and investigation of all safety incidents, driving to root cause and permanent resolution.

 

Quality

  • Understands and communicates customer expectations throughout the Operations Department and ensures all products meet customer standards and requirements.
  • Ensures timely and accurate production to schedules to meet or exceed delivery to promise.
  • Ensures operational procedures are followed to product specifications and quality metrics meet customers’ needs.
  • Performs root cause analysis with the involvement of operators on all quality issues and resolve.
  • Trains operators on problem solving skills and coaches through resolution.

 

Leads and Develops Talent

  • Monitors and enforces all plant and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Provides candid feedback on expectations and performance to all members of team on regular basis.
  • Actively leads and builds effective work teams to increase plant performance and drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Maintains documentation, tracks, counsels, and executes coaching and corrective action when performance issues occur.
  • Reviews, tracks, and modifies individual training plans based on individual and shift needs.

 

Cost

  • In conjunction with the Plant Quality Manager, creates and updates standard work with the involvement of operators.
  • Creates and audits work instructions for all operations occurring in the department(s).
  • Leverages standard work to minimize variation and waste.
  • Develops and implements productivity projects / programs to enhance processes.
  • Drives waste out of operation.
  • Ensures resources (labor, materials, and time) are utilized appropriately to meet production goals.
  • Executes role redesign, as required.
  • Gathers input from and engages all team members in productivity initiatives.

 

Administrative Processes

  • Inputs and/or verifies timecard records.
  • Verifies time and attendance timecards.
  • Solicits overtime, when necessary, to satisfy operational needs.
  • Verifies operational data in production tracking systems on the computer (Excel, etc.).
  • Composes daily end-of-shift production completions in an e-mail format and sends to the distribution list prior to closing down the plant.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Direct supervision of 10 – 30 hourly production employees

 

What will make you successful:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 3+ years of technical experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Supervisory or leadership experience
  • Well-developed computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work in an industrial environment (i.e., ability to wear required PPE, work in a dusty, hot, non-climate-controlled environment; with stairs, frequent walking, standing and occasional lifting of material)
  • Ability to work off shift hours in support of plant initiatives

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Experience using the application of Lean methodologies
  • Experience using 5 Why Root Cause Methodology
  • Certification from an accredited Lean Manufacturing Institute    

 

About the Location (Marshfield, MO)

Architectural Components Group, Inc. (ACGI), a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI), is one of twelve AWI plants in North America. Our Marshfield plant in south western Missouri is conveniently located within 3 hours to large cities such as Tulsa, Kansas City, and St. Louis as well as within 30 minutes to the smaller city of Springfield. However, it's rural attributes serve to also attract outdoorsmen and nature enthusiasts.  Eight large lakes are within an hour's drive, two smaller lakes are within 30 minutes. All offer an array of outdoor opportunities including fishing, boating, skiing, and sailing. Hiking, biking, wildlife areas, streams, and other river opportunities are within a short drive including the Niangua and Compton Hollow Conservation Areas just outside of Marshfield's city limits.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: ACGI, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans

 

 

 


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